KnowledgeConnect’s annual comparative analysis report is invaluable. This report is the result of input acquired from subject-matter-experts at 30+ companies on a mutually agreed-upon set of definitions in selected areas of interest. What I receive is an apples-to- apples comparison that yields an actionable artifact that I use to communicate internally, with senior management and with the Board. Lots of companies attempt to produce similar reports and fail to actually do so.
KnowledgeConnect’s model of focused, intimate groups of 10-14 companies allows me to develop strong relationships with my peers at other industry-leading companies. In no other forum does, or can, that happen. KnowledgeConnect has given me complete access to my peers at other companies and the ability to reach out to them at anytime and know they will be quick to respond.
KnowledgeConnect’s commitment to servicing the needs of their clients is first-rate. I have, on many occasions, reached out to them to help extract or summarize information collected from “Hot Topics”, “Jam Sessions”, “Impact Sessions” and the annual comparative analysis. This information has been instrumental in helping me to build business cases, justify policy, present to our management and make adjustments to our program.
KnowledgeConnect is one of the most valuable tools in my security toolbox. Nothing else provides the combination of value, flexibility and insight. If my budget were to be cut, it would be the last thing that I’d remove. When I encounter another CISO who understands and appreciates the value in sharing, I without hesitation recommend that they join KnowledgeConnect.